homemade kimchi paste

Homemade Kimchi Paste

There are many recipes for kimchi – the spicy Korean vegetable side dish. But one thing that’s common through them all: the need for a spicy chili pepper paste. This simple homemade kimchi paste is a terrific catch-all across kimchi recipes, but it can do more than …

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Smoked Paprika Potato Chips

Smoked Paprika Potato Chips

When you have a hankering for smoky or spicy chips, skip that snack aisle and head over to those fresh vegetables. Making smoked paprika potato chips takes well less than an hour, and will bring a heck of a lot more earthy flavor to your …

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jalapeno beer cheese soup

Jalapeño Beer Cheese Soup

Jalapeño beer cheese soup is right up there as one of the best guy’s comfort foods of all time. So many boxes are checked with this recipe: Salty, cheesy, spicy, and meaty. And that only begins to cover the flavor profile of this man cave …

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homemade hoisin sauce

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

You most likely have eaten spicy hoisin sauce, but have you ever considered making it? Creating a homemade hoisin sauce is easier that you’d expect. It’s a perfect dip for spring rolls and egg rolls, and if Peking duck is on tonight’s menu, you’ll most …

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Spicy Ramen Noodles

Spicy Ramen Noodles

Sure you can settle for those little flavor packets that come with store-bought ramen packets. Or – why not go all out and make your own broth featuring the uber-popular Sriracha chili sauce? Our spicy ramen noodles recipe is ramen the way it should be. …

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cowboy candy

Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

The pairing of sweet and heat comes to absolute life in cowboy candy, a.k.a. candied jalapeños. It’s the two flavors in their simplest form, with a little tang to boot. Cowboy candy is a go-to when you have those extra jalapeño peppers sitting around at …

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honey old bay wings

Honey Old Bay Wings

There’s both sweet and heat in these honey Old Bay wings. The famous Chesapeake seasoning brings its own subtle paprika-based spice, but sprinkle a little cayenne with the honey and you have a nice little bite, too. They’re perfect for game day or the family party. …

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Mexican meatball soup

Mexican Meatball Soup

Mexican meatball soup has that hearty and rustic deliciousness that just puts a smile on near anyone’s face. It’s a meal unto itself, especially when served with tortilla chips or bread. And the spiciness follows through, from meatball to soup base with the ancho pepper powder …

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Spicy Banana Bread

Spicy Banana Bread

When you think banana bread, you likely think of bananas (of course), cinnamon, vanilla, and the like. Hot peppers probably don’t cross your mind. But this spicy banana bread recipe is strong proof that they should. This is a breakfast treat (or tasty dessert) that …

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Pickled Habaneros

Pickled Habaneros

So you like spicy condiments? Meet your new favorite go-to. That is, if you’re a bold eater. Pickled habaneros pack a wallop of heat with that wisp of fruitiness that makes them oh so tasty. Try them wherever you’d use pickles. They turn a plain burger …

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